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What Is Towing Capacity and How Is it Measured?

When deciding which model will work best for your hauling needs and evaluating what you can haul with your current vehicle, knowing the towing capacity of a vehicle is crucial. It is always a good idea to stick to the towing capacity specified on the vehicle, as exceeding it might be risky. Towing Capacity Types Towing capacity, as defined by Curt Manufacturing, is the maximum weight that your vehicle can tow. You should also be familiar with the following terms when it comes to towing capacity: When you see the term “braked towing capacity,” it refers to the maximum weight that a vehicle …
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How to tow a car

From checking tyre pressures to fitting spares and topping up oil levels, correctly caring for your car might mean you’re always learning. However, there is one skill that many drivers have yet to master: towing a vehicle. Whether it’s your car that’s broken down or a family member who requires assistance, understanding how to tow will allow you to get the car where it needs to go quickly and safely, whether that’s back home or to the garage. This handy guide will teach you all you need to know about towing a vehicle: WHEN IS IT APPROPRIATE TO TOW ANOTHER CAR, AND WHAT …
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